Ironical in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Ironical

Characterized by or constituting (any kind of) irony. | Given to the use of irony; sarcastic. | (obsolete) Feigning ignorance; simulating lack of instruction or knowledge; exhibiting Socratic irony.

Short Example Sentences for Ironical

  • 1. Banfi rode up to the group with an ironical smile. 🔊
  • 2. His voice fell to an ironical murmur. 🔊
  • 3. The men replied with a burst of ironical laughter. 🔊
  • 4. An ironical light possessed his discolored eyes. 🔊
  • 5. The five disregarded the ironical tone in his voice. 🔊
  • 6. The mason gave her an ironical look full of meaning. 🔊
  • 7. Alvarez again burst into a laugh, ironical and taunting. 🔊
  • 8. Rupert and I looked at each other in an ironical silence. 🔊
  • 9. Yet was there something ironical in the very humility of some? 🔊
  • 10. This gave the signal for a tumult of ironical laughter and hisses. 🔊
  • 11. Violet said nothing after her little ironical protest about the poor. 🔊
  • 12. His gray eyes suddenly fixed and held the ironical eyes of the other. 🔊
  • 13. The scoundrel waved his hand in ironical adieu, and continued his course. 🔊
  • 14. Cosmo Versal looked at his questioner with an ironical smile. 🔊
  • 15. Again was that ironical challenge in Kate's eyes. 🔊
  • 16. Seldom has fate been more ironical than in its treatment of Dr. McLoughlin. 🔊
  • 17. Its ironical force answers to Terence's "probe curasti. 🔊
  • 18. Mr. Fyles," she added, in her ironical fashion as she picked up her sewing. 🔊

How to use Ironical in Sentences?

  • 1. Sally leaned against it watching him with an assumption of ironical admiration. 🔊
  • 2. The ironical humour which flashed like a sharp light over his countenance played with the idea. 🔊
  • 3. He still carried himself, for all his ironical comment, like an ambassador of the romantic school. 🔊
  • 4. In repeating these statistics he reproduced with an ironical exactness the tone of self-congratulation of the pharmacist. 🔊
  • 5. The name is of ironical association, for the constitution which it framed after much travail endured for no more than a few months. 🔊
  • 6. He might whistle and laugh and get off one of those ironical and contemptuous utterances about society of which he seemed fond. 🔊
  • 7. A slight mustache and pointed beard partly concealed the ironical smile that played on his passionate lips. 🔊
  • 8. He raised his hat with ironical politeness, and resumed his walk along the beach, humming as before. 🔊
  • 9. Katharine looked at him, and perceiving that his solicitude was genuine, she laughed again, but with an ironical note in her laughter. 🔊
  • 10. The old man was trying to analyze the sad and ironical smile with which Simoun had received the news that he was to be arrested. 🔊
  • 11. But she decided to put off this ironical blow until a more opportune time, when Archie was nagging her for money. 🔊
  • 12. He paid his compliments in a tone tinged with irony, all the while watching her with a penetrating, inquiring, ironical eye. 🔊
  • 13. Its banks became high and narrow, and it went whirling away with a sound that seemed to my ears like a burst of ironical laughter. 🔊
  • 14. Juliet followed him to the hall, where she was greeted, as usual, with sharp reproaches, conveyed through ironical compliments. 🔊
  • 15. Haldane looked at his daughter, and then across at me, and, while slightly ironical good-humor was stamped on his face, it was a mask. 🔊
  • 16. Was the tenderness in his glance only an ironical comment on the ignominious end of her Hundred Days? 🔊
  • 17. It was the question the strange woman had put to him in the Square, and ironical mirth seized the young man as he remembered. 🔊